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Green Poems | Examples of Green Poetry

Green Poems - Examples of all types of green poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for green.
Spring Hope
Spring Hope Waiting for the first green shoots to join our world, For the first signs of hope, To arrive from winter's night, For darkness to melt into the morning light, To steal our gaze, from outside Where the bullets fly, Across a...Read More
Categories: beautiful, emotions, green, humanity,
Form: Free verse

Chinese translations Li Bai
Chinese translations Li Bai These are my modern English translations of Chinese poems by Li Bai, who was also known as Li Po. Zazen on Ching-t’ing Mountain by Li Bai loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Now the birds have...Read More
Categories: bird, farewell, goodbye, green,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE JADE GARDEN
I lay down languidly in a garden of jade The sky looks green and the water too The Sun looks to have a greenish tinge Have I put on my green glasses? No clue No, I am in a...Read More
Categories: green, celebration, change, color, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
I can't believe you don't believe we just rolled passed your fenced in home But we left something behind People looking and thinking if we're their kind I feel like a clown Then you pretend We're not around People know where...Read More
Categories: green, mental health, senses,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GrassRoot UpRising
Asked the crowning Trees of their Grass rooting neighbors When you feel like singing while dancing are you more likely to invoke devotion to capitalism's competitions or compassion's cooperation? Responsive chords, amusing reeds and whistling thistles shyly reply When we feel most wealthy voiced and healthy choiced are...Read More
Categories: devotion, earth day, green,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum

Premium Member Larry the Lizard
Best described as lizard slime, Larry was worst of all time. His big rheumy nose was red as a rose And his eyes glowed green as lime!...Read More
Categories: animal, fun, giggle, green,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Untitled Thunder
Thunder thighs Wonder eyes Chilly cries Lilly lies Broken dreams Floating steam Inside green Outside mean Holy talk Spirit walk Fearless squawk Tearless tall Shadows bleed Ballard sing Strangers unite Angels flight...Read More
Categories: blessing, green,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Song of The Corpse Flower, No 10: ABAB
Bug-free surroundings are most possible, but not this repulsive, disgusting beast. The so-called, Corpse Flower, how shockable, repulsive, disgusting, and to the least of it said, gives off such a horrid stench, unbearable, odoriferous--mesh vibrant acts that the breed needs to...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, fate, green,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Song of The Venus Flytrap No 9: AABB
Unthinkable odds descriptive recounts, The Venus Flytrap, U.S.A, amounts. Unique to Carolina's, north and south, triggers sensory hairs in its hinged mouth. Small insect or arachnid alerts trap, then leafy draws down close up tight till snap. Carnivorous plants like soft...Read More
Categories: allusion, analogy, green, growth,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member The Colour Green
As I stood Just outside my lonely house Cursing the cold. I saw them Across the street Under the flame tree. A leaf fell on her hair She cared not. He was more concentrated On brushing her hot red lips. Cold wind blew...Read More
Categories: green,
Form: Free verse
Rakin' Songs
I hear my sister calling me for dinner As I'm raking up the clippings from the grass. I turn my head And am stuck by the gently setting sun That glows red through the soft grey clouds. A light breeze...Read More
Categories: green, love, sister, summer,
Form: Free verse
California I saw a Gray Squirrel Remove his Fluffy Coat! He was as Naked as a Scrub Jay! And then he Flew Away! -Gray Squirrel 01/21/2024...Read More
Categories: green, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Verdurous thy view
How am I so wounded by you? Arrows never shoot, but run me through Beautiful viper poisoning; stares straight, not a skew I'm glad to be seen by their bite; I'll be its anti-venom, too Covetous my own thoughts...Read More
Categories: green,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Wild Moon of Magic
I was quite the cunning magician, famed for my illusions and sleight of hand, Like cool tricks that jade green nature plays, that often we don't understand. Days were filled with wonder and enchantment, like purple, star...Read More
Categories: fantasy, green, imagery, magic,
Form: Couplet
Fog of the season blurs the green pasture at hand mysteriously. ...Read More
Categories: green, mystery, seasons,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Green Poems

Definition | What is Green in Poetry?